Do individuals leaving their job to accompany their military spouse need to provide advanced notification to their employer in order to receive unemployment benefits? July 28, 2021 21:35 The law does not address this. It is common courtesy to provide notification to the employer, but not required for unemployment eligibility. Related articles Would an individual be eligible to receive unemployment benefits if they relocated and left their job to be with family members because their military spouse was called to serve overseas or elsewhere? If an individual is leaving their job and relocating to accompany their military spouse in another state or country, would they be eligible for unemployment benefits? How can I obtain an unemployment verification letter?